What is sleep enuresis?
It's when you lose urinary control when you're asleep. There are two kinds -- primary and secondary. In primary enuresis, a person has been unable to have urinary control from infancy . In secondary, a person loses urinary control they once had.
Enuresis can be caused by medical conditions (for example, diabetes, urinary tract infections, and sleep apnea) or by psychiatric disorders.
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